Policewoman who fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Minneapolis suburb accidentally confused her handgun with her taser, police say, sparking tensions in city already on edge because of George Floyd's murder trial.
Dr. Andrew Baker, Hennepin County's chief medical examiner, ruled that George Floyd's heart stopped beating and his lungs stopped working because Derek Chauvin and other officers pinned him to the ground in a way that starved his body of oxygen.
Lieutenant Johnny Mercil, a use-of-force instructor in the Minneapolis police department, tells the trial court Derek Chauvin was not following protocol when he used his leg as a neck restraint on George Floyd last year.
Hundreds of demonstrators take out marches and rallies across the country against a proposed law that would give police extra powers to curb protests.
Lieutenant Richard Zimmerman, giving evidence for the prosecution on the fifth day of Derek Chauvin's murder and manslaughter trial, said the sacked 19-year veteran officer had violated department policies on the use of force.
Forced to quit their jobs at BlackRock because of a culture of discimination, they are now calling for a change.
A Black Lives Matter march was held in the eastern Belgian city of Liege to protest against the arrest of a woman for "rebellion" who has since accused the police of racism.
"Youth not only need to see themselves as NHL players but they need to see themselves being assistant coaches, referees, head coaches, upper management, executive positions," said Hockey Diversity Alliance (HDA) founding member Akim Aliu.
US police reaction to armed Trump supporters who stormed Capitol Hill presents a stark contradiction to their often forceful handling of unarmed Black Lives Matters demonstrators.
Police are investigating incidents at the Asbury United Methodist Church and Metropolitan A.M.E. Church as potential hate crimes, which one religious leader likened to a cross burning.
Thousands of supporters of US President Donald Trump, including racist group Proud Boys, clashed with anti-Trump demonstrators in across the US.
Paris St Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir players took a knee before the game in reaction to a racist comment by a match official that caused the Champions League match to be rescheduled.
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